Elite Roofing Supply Celebrates its Fifth Year in Business with Six Branch Openings

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The addition of the Monroe, Louisiana; Bossier City, Louisiana; Denver, Colorado; Tucson, Arizona; Mesa, Arizona; and Lynwood, California branches brings the total number of Elite Roofing Supply branches to 12, serving the Arizona, California, Colorado and Louisiana markets.

This year marks our fifth year in business and with 12 branches open and more to come, we remain committed to our philosophy of being a locally-owned distributor that provides a customized customer experience and a comprehensive line of quality roofing materials.

Elite Roofing Supply, a locally owned, independent distributor of roofing materials and supplies, recently added branches in Monroe and Bossier City, LA; Tucson and Mesa, AZ; and Denver, CO to its list of branch locations and is scheduled to open Lynwood, CA on September 1, 2018. Founded in 2013, Elite’s mission is to provide roofers with an independent distributor that is knowledgeable in both commercial and residential roofing and committed to being good stewards in the industry and serving the professional roofing contractor community.

Recognizing the Louisiana market was underserved, Elite opened two strategically-placed locations in Bossier City and Monroe. The Bossier City branch with its 11 team members and fleet of three trucks, serves the surrounding Shreveport area and is operated by Managing Partner, Robert McCalman. Robert is from Bossier City and has been in the construction industry for 25 years, 14 of which have been in roofing distribution. The Monroe, LA location serves customers within a 100-mile radius of its location. Managing Partner and Branch Manager, Doug Norman, a Louisiana native, has a long history in the industry having worked in building product distribution as an owner and manager for over 35 years. He oversees a team of 12 highly skilled people and a fleet of four trucks to serve the area.

With its roots in Arizona, Elite’s growth with its Mesa and Tucson branches expands its opportunity to service this important market. The Tucson location is led by Managing Partner, Rick D’Alessio, a seasoned professional with over 30 years in the roofing and construction industry. This branch employs 11 people and operates four vehicles in its fleet. Paul LeFevre is the managing partner of the Mesa branch, overseeing a team of 14 people and a fleet of four vehicles. Paul has more than 30 years of industry experience starting in 1986 as a truck driver and quickly moving into an inside sales position. He ascended the ranks holding different positions such as Purchasing Manager, Manager of Procurement and Regional Manager for one of the larger distributors.

The Lynwood, CA branch is placed at a key location close to where I-105 meets I-710 to serve the South Los Angeles area. Managing Partner and Branch Manager, Rick Sasseen has been in the building products distribution industry for over 30 years. Working in various roles including driver, crane operator, inside sales, operations and management, Rick knows the business inside and out. A native Californian, Rick will oversee a team of 15 people at this location with its five trucks and looks forward to opening their doors in September.

Elites’ CEO and Chairman of the Board, Brian Torry says, “We open branches in markets where we find synergies with the right people who have expressed interest in joining the Elite family. Our goal is clear - to be the preeminent independent distributor west of the Mississippi, and our expansion plans are determined by the strong partners who wish to be part of our independent distribution culture.”

“Elite offers a unique value proposition to our customers,” commented Chief Operating Officer, Sarah Weiss. “Each branch’s managing partner has long-lasting relationships in their markets, understands the challenges of the business and is empowered to partner with customers and vendors to create winning scenarios for all involved. This year marks our fifth year in business and with 12 branches open and more to come, we remain committed to our philosophy of being a locally-owned distributor that provides a customized customer experience and a comprehensive line of quality roofing materials.”

About Elite: Elite Roofing Supply is a locally owned, independent distributor of roofing materials and supplies currently serving Arizona, California, Colorado, and Louisiana with a fleet of over 55 trucks to ensure timely deliveries for its customers. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Glendale, AZ, Elite’s mission is to provide roofers with a knowledgeable independent distributor that is focused on making the experience of buying their roofing supplies as easy as possible. Managing partners of each branch make pricing and inventory decisions allowing for faster turnaround and a catered experience for its customers. The founders and managing partners of Elite have decades of experience in the construction industry and serve as leaders in their communities and in the industry.

Elite is also committed to giving back to the communities in which they serve. This includes donating materials and services to organizations like the Boy Scouts and local women’s shelters, creating an educational scholarship fund in an industry association and ensuring all employees have ample school supplies each year for their children. Elite is invested in its employees and communities and that commitment is demonstrated by the caliber of its team members and the quality of inventoried roofing materials by its vendor partners.

For more information, visit http://www.eliteroofingsupply.com and follow them on social channels Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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